The Austrian designer Thomas Feichtner designed a new chair for Czech Republic furniture brand TON that will be presented this April at Salone del Mobile. You will be able to see this novelty at Hall 12 B 21.
The TRAM chair will be first time ever presented at the fair, and the name was inspired by the chair likeness to the plastic seats on the trams in Prague.
With this chair you are able to choose from many color options as white, black or natural wood color, with additional option to put cloth or leather upholstery as your choice.
The curved shape of the wooden poles used in the legs and back is made by clamping it in metal molds, as you can see in the video here.
The laminated-wood seat shells are supported underneath by two braces that connect the legs which configures the Tram chair has having some constructional innovations.
The intention was to unite the methods used to produce bentwood and molded wood for the first time in a single product, building a bridge between traditional and contemporary furniture design. That constructional innovation allows the chair to doesn’t need no further bracing, in contrast to classic bentwood models.
I suggest visiting TON’s stand, and met closer this innovation in chair industry.